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7 best things to do in Denver this weekend, Feb. 24-25, 2018

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Posted at 5:39 PM, Feb 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-23 19:51:34-05

DENVER – Every weekend, Denver7 compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy. Here are our picks for the 7 best things to do in the Denver metro area this weekend.

1. Colorado Garden and Home Show

What: Discover the Rocky Mountain region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show – a nine-day spectacular event at the Colorado Convention Center– where you can find inspiration from the latest ideas and trends in landscaping, gardening and home improvement

Where: Colorado Convention Center, 700 14 Street in Denver, Colo.

When: February 24 through March 4; Hours vary

Admission: Adults get in for $12, children 12 and under get in the door for $10

More info: http://coloradogardenfoundation.org/colorado-garden-home-show

2. Denver Bridal & Wedding Expo

What: Turn your dream wedding into a reality! Find the perfect gown, DJ, photographer, reception venue, band, honeymoon destination and so much more at the Denver Bridal & Wedding Expo this weekend!

Where: National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt in Denver, Colo.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24 and Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $10

More info: http://www.bridalshowco.com/

3. Arvada Winterfest

What: Winterfest is bringing together many cultures to celebrate diversity with performances, games, good and more. Asian, Native American, Mexico and Russian cultures will be represented during the event.

Where: McIlvoy Park, 5750 Upham Street in Arvada, Colo.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission: Free

More info: http://arvadafestivals.com/winterfest/

4. Bring your best chili to the Green Chili Cook Off!

What: Bring your best green chili to Lakewood and get a chance to compete in the Green Chili Coof Off this weekend! What better way to warm up as temperatures are expected to be in the mid-30s.

Where: Fiddlesticks Bar and Grill, 10815 W. Jewell Avenue #Q in Lakewood, Colo.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission: $5, $10 if you want to enter into the contest

More info: https://www.fiddlesticksbar-grill.com/  

5. WestFax Comedy Night

What: Show up, drink beer and laugh at WestFax Brewing Company’s Comedy night – for free! The comedy show will be hosted by comedian John Davis. There will also be a food truck to enjoy some bites during the show.

Where: 6733 W. Colfax Avenue in Lakewood, Colo.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Admission: Free

More info: http://www.westfaxbrewingcompany.com/

6. The Book Handlers at Buntport Theater

What: Do you have a large library full of beautiful but unread books? Never fear! The Book Handlers are here to make your books look worn-in and well-read. This satire performance is inspired by a short story by Brian O’Nolan.

Where: Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan Street in Denver, Colo.

When: February 23 through March 17, 2018

Admission: Varies by time and date; Check here for tickets.

More info: https://buntport.com/2018/01/the-book-handlers/

7. Sloth weekend at the downtown Denver Aquarium

What: Hang out at the downtown Denver Aquarium and celebrate all things sloth! There will be a conservation table with sloth activities, a private sloth meet and greet and sloth viewing at the Nautilus Ballroom

Where: Downtown Denver Aquarium, 700 Water Street in Denver, Colo.

When: Saturday, Feb. 24 and Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Admission: $20 adults, $15 for children

More info: http://www.aquariumrestaurants.com/downtownaquariumdenver/

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BONUS: Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market

What: Farmers’ Markets are generally known to be open for a very limited amount of time in the fall, but that’s not the case for Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market in Wheat Ridge, which is open year-round. Come and show for produce, honey, jams and jellies, as well as alpaca wool products, paintings, jewelry and more.

Where: Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market, 7043 W. 38th Ave. in Wheat Ridge, Colo.

When: Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m

Admission: Free

More info: http://www.fourseasonsfam.com/


Have an event you’d like for us to tell viewers about? Send an email to oscar.contreras@kmgh.com so he can put your event on the list.